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Vice Provost, Student Success

Purdue University Global
Indiana, United States
Competitive Salary
Posted date
Oct 29, 2021

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Position Type
Executive, Other Executive, Provosts
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
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Purdue University Global invites applications for the position of Vice Provost, Student Success.


The University

Building on Purdue University's mission to provide greater access to affordable, high-quality education, Purdue University Global is a public, nonprofit institution that offers a world-class education online. 

Purdue University Global delivers personalized online education tailored to the unique needs of adults who have work or life experience beyond the classroom, enabling them to develop essential academic and professional skills with the support and flexibility they need to achieve their career goals.


Position Summary

The Vice Provost, Student Success is responsible for creatively managing strategic and operational functions that support the success of mostly working adult students throughout their online educational journey.  A member of the university’s academic leadership team reporting to the Vice President, Center for Career Advancement, this position develops and implements strategies beyond the course environment.  This leader works to enhance community and belonging, and to promote student engagement, retention/persistence, and graduation. The Vice Provost will collaborate with the Chief Diversity Officer and other university leaders to identify opportunities that reflect and support our diverse student body. This position is responsible for all university-wide student journey/experience/success initiatives and support centers.


Required Qualifications

A doctorate in higher education, counseling/student services, or a teaching discipline aligned with online instructional programs is preferred, with at least five years of increasingly responsible management and supervisory experience supporting the success of adult students. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered. 

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Application Procedure

Qualified persons are asked to submit the following:  a letter of application; a statement of administrative philosophy emphasizing their ability to foster student success during their academic journey; a complete curriculum vitae, including names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of five references.  The priority application deadline is November 30, 2021.  Questions about this search may be directed to  Nominations of outstanding potential candidates for the position are welcome.  Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background screening.


Purdue Global is proud to be an EEO/AA employer. Our goal is to recruit and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. We celebrate the diversity of thought, backgrounds, and skills necessary to support an inclusive environment. Employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit, and business needs. All individuals are encouraged to apply.

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